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Apple vs. The Panopticon: The War on Privacy Rights Affects us All, on All Platforms

Smartphone encryption has become an increasingly popular topic in the public space. Just recently,  the United States FBI has asked Apple for help with a passcode-locked deceased criminal’s iPhone 5C. Apple has, commendably, thus far resisted. You can read Apple’s letter to customers here. It’s worth noting that the EFF and Google have both sided with Apple in...

Sony Xperia Agent Concept Demo at MWC 2016 (Move Over Alexa)

We got hands on with the new Sony Xperia X line at MWC 2016, however that’s not the only neat item from the event. XDA TV Host TK shows off Sony’s quirky Xperia Agent personal assistant. This item is still in the concept stage, but could it replace Amazon’s Echo? Check out this video and leave...

App Drawers: Are They Necessary? MWC 2016

From MWC 2016 we have seen the future of mobile and for Android appears to have a lack of app drawers. The LG G5’s newest interface lacks one, but it can be enabled by changing the theme. Many other new devices are missing it as well. XDA TV Host TK asks the question: Are app drawer...

honor Interview at MWC 2016

While the initial excitement of all the new releases is starting to die down, there is still a lot to see at MWC 2016. We’ve already showed you the LG G5, Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, the LG G5 app drawer, the Huawei MateBook, the Sony Xperia X line and a demo of Ubuntu...

Jide Remix OS Hands On & Demo at MWC 2016

We’ve covered a lot of hardware at MWC 2016 but that doesn’t mean that there isn’t any software announcements. Jide, the makers of Remix OS which runs on the Remix Ultra Tablet or the Remix Mini hardware, has announced that they are officially releasing Remix OS for PCs as well. XDA TV Host TK got hands...

Samsung Knox Customization Hands On & Demo at MWC 2016

Our coverage is from MWC 2016 is still going strong. XDA TV Host TK found some interesting initiatives from Samsung. While Knox may be a bad word to us enthusiasts, but businesses love the features. In this video TK shows of some of Samsung’s interesting Knox Customization initiatives. Check out this video to learn more. In case...

Hindered Return: Android 6.0’s “Adoptable Storage” Not Supported by LG G5, Galaxy S7

We're excited for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and the LG G5. Both the phones arguably stand neck to neck with each other, and there's no doubt that they are one of the best phones you could purchase in the near future. If you are due for an upgrade in the next few months and happen...

Samsung Connect Auto Hands On & Demo at MWC 2016

MWC 2016 is not just about mobile phones, and Samsung has demonstrated that with their announcement of the Samsung Connect Auto. The Samsung Connect Auto is a dongle for your car that has a cellular connection and connects to your cars’ OBD port. The information gather is than displayed on an app and, if available,...

Xiaomi Mi 5 Hands On at MWC 2016

MWC 2016 is in full swing, but there are still announcements being made. Xiaomi has announced the Mi 5, So far we showed you the LG G5, Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, the LG G5 app drawer, the Huawei MateBook, the Sony Xperia X line and a demo of Ubuntu Unity 8 and convergence. XDA TV Host TK got hands on...

LG Taking Break From Nexus Line to Focus on Own Brand

If you’ve been looking forward to the next LG Nexus, you’ll want to brace yourself, as there are bad news coming from the Korean OEM. At MWC 2016, a spokesman for the company said that LG will not be making a Nexus this year. Rather, and as CNET reports, “LG needs focus on its own brand”...

How Important is Expandable Storage to You, and Why?

Samsung brought back expandable storage on its Galaxy S7 after the feature was missing from its previous years flagship. When looking at the situation, the general trend last year was to move away from expandable storage. But once again, as it stands, more and more manufacturers are opting to let users expand their storage via...

Xiaomi Launches the Mi 5 — All You Need to Know

Xiaomi, one of the more controversial OEM's around but someone we still respect for making cheap, affordable and still great hardware, put down its own horse in the flagship race with the launch of the Mi 5 at MWC 2016. Xiaomi's previous flagships have all been value for money devices, promising some top of the line...